Saturday, January 12, 2008

Green tea may protect against Parkinson's disease

Green tea may protect the brain from Parkinson's disease, according to a study published recently in the journal Biological Psychiatry.

Parkinson's disease is caused by the death of dopamine-producing cells in the brain. Researchers in this study found that these cells are protected by the polyphenols in green tea.

Parkinson's disease at the cellular level.

—Mellow Monk

Go to the Mellow Monk tea page
Subscribe to the blog feed (RSS)